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ANDRITZ bags over Euro 50 million equipment contract for J&K hydro power project

The 624 Megawatt project is located on the Chenab river in Kishtwar district. New Delhi: Austria-based technology company ANDRITZ today announced it has bagged a contract worth over Euro 50 million from Chenab Valley Power Projects for supplying the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the run-of-the-river Kiru hydropower plant in Jammu & kashmir. The 624 Megawatt […]

Power demand growing despite last month’s slump

Despite the ongoing economic slowdown, the power ministry claims that India’s electricity demand has been growing though it fell last month. It said rising renewable and hydropower generation led to lower use of thermal plants. CEA data showed tha… New Delhi: India’s electricity demand has been growing although it fell last month because of excessive […]

Monthly U.S. renewable power output surpasses coal for first time -EIA

The share of renewable energy sources in U.S. power production has surpassed that of coal for the first time on a monthly basis, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. Renewable sources, including utility-scale hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass, accounted for 23% of the country’s total electricity generation in April, versus 20% from […]

Remote Alaskan Microgrid Will Use Battery Storage for Seasonal Salmon Surges

The Saft system will cut down on expensive diesel consumption and allow better utilization of local hydropower. Energy storage has been used to serve multifarious grid needs, but salmon-induced demand mitigation may be a new one. The remote town of Cordova, Alaska, located on the coast between Anchorage and Juneau, inaugurated its first utility-scale lithium-ion […]

SEFA approves grant to promote investments into Renewable Energy in Ethiopia

The SEFA grant will encourage private investments into hydropower projects through Ethiopia’s Renewable Energy Programme. The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank on 17 May 2019 approved a $995,000 grant to support the rollout of a sustainable procurement framework for Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in Ethiopia. The SEFA grant […]
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